Deena Crawford

My CSTA Story

Deena was inspired to join CSTA because of the goal she shares with the organization to bring CS experiences to even more students around the country! Deena is a former elementary bilingual teacher, and she is passionate about expanding access to innovative learning experiences to all students!

My Story

Deena Crawford is a SAM Labs Partnership Manager for the Central and Southwest Regions of the United States. She supports educators in creating innovative learning experiences for students, and those interested in engaging and expanding their STEAM and Coding goals. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish with a Minor in Education from Oral Roberts University. Deena taught in the DFW, Texas area for 11 years in Bilingual and STEM-focused classrooms, facilitating creative learning environments for students. She is passionate about bringing engaging educational experiences to all learners, and finding more opportunities to drive student collaboration and creativity.